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How we're talking to religious guests unsure if they want to attend our lesbian wedding

Now, you and I both know that it's the same as any other wedding (or as different as every other wedding, as the case may be). But within our community, it's kind of a rare thing. I mean, this will be MY first two-bride wedding! We have specific people who have issues with our relationship for religious reasons and I wanted to offer a non-confrontational way to talk about that subject and maybe squeeze out a few "yeses" from those who are on the fence.

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How to tell your family that your wedding will be adults-only

I want to send an email to our family members letting them know that the wedding will be adults only. While I still can’t control the way anybody interprets the message, doing it this way at least allows us to control the words that they see/hear. This was really difficult to write, but here's what I've come up with…

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How to make your wedding feel small and intimate without cutting the guest list

My friends' small wedding was so full of love and they really made all of their guests feel like each one was a critical piece of who they were as a couple. My future husband said to me, as we left, that he really felt honored to be there. The problem: There's no way my future husband and I can cut our guest list to under 100 people. So how do we make our wedding feel small and intimate without being able to cut the guest list? I think we discovered the answer…

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How to be the best offbeat wedding guest ever

We're in the midst of wedding season! We're guessing that more than a few of you aren't just planning weddings, you're ATTENDING weddings. From invitation to after-party, here's our guide on how to be the best offbeat wedding guest evar…